Peru approves new health measures to prevent the spread of avian influenza

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Published Apr 24, 2024

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The National Agrarian Health Service (Senasa) of Peru and the Peruvian Poultry Association (APA) have introduced new regulations to control the spread of avian influenza. The rules, outlined in Directorial Resolution No. 0014-2024-Midagri-Senasa-DSA, mandate vaccination for certain poultry farms and require health certification for bird and product movement. The vaccination process must be overseen by a licensed poultry health professional. This initiative is part of a collaborative effort between Senasa and the poultry sector to ensure the health of Peru's poultry population and enhance the national poultry industry.
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The National Agrarian Health Service (Senasa), in coordination with the Peruvian Poultry Association (APA), has approved new health measures to prevent and control the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza nationwide. The regulations were made official today, April 23, 2024, through the publication of Directorial Resolution No. 0014-2024-Midagri-Senasa-DSA in the official newspaper El Peruano, which includes the guidelines for vaccination and health certification for mobilization of birds and their products. The rule establishes that vaccination is mandatory on fighting bird farms and commercial farms for grandparent breeders, parent breeders, commercial layers, turkeys and ducks for fattening, including establishments without health authorization to open and operate (ASAF). , which are within a containment zone around an outbreak (perifocal zone) and surveillance zone established by Senasa. It is important to specify that vaccination will continue to be voluntary in areas ...
Source: AgroPeru
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